Quick Eats – Grilled Salmon from Sunshine Seasons

Sunshine Season Salmon

Sunshine Seasons is a quick service restaurant located at Epcot, in The Land Pavilion. It's located downstairs near Soarin' and Living with the Land attractions. The food court offers a variety of food stations to choose from - Soups and Salads, Sandwiches, The Grill, Asian and Grab n' Go.I decided to stop by The Grill and try the Sustainable Fish which was Grilled Salmon ($9.99). The grilled salmon was topped with kalamata olive pesto sauce and served with green beans and roasted red russet … [Read more...]





Dining Strategies And Your Walt Disney World Visit

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Dining at Walt Disney World can be a wonderful experience. There are dozens of outstanding table service restaurants and many more counter service venues many of which are also quite good. I'm not going to talk about particular restaurants or even the Disney Dining Plans, I'll leave that to your judgment. What I am going to talk about are the different approaches to dining that we have tried in the past and give a very basic opinion of each.Table Service/Signature Emphasis - At times we … [Read more...]





Gumbo Breadbowls are Delightful

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If you like gumbo, good. If you like sourdough bread, good! Now, put them together. Deliciousness.I love eating steak gumbo at Disneyland. The fact that it's served in that bread bowl makes it even better. I get to eat the gumbo AND the "dish" it's served in! Yay!I'm one of those weird people that actually eats as much of the bowl as I can. It's sooo good. And then I take home whatever parts of the bowl I couldn't eat during that sitting, and munch on it later. Why throw it away? I see … [Read more...]





Downtown Disney Dining – Is It Worth the Trip?

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Walt Disney World Resort continues to re-invent Downtown Disney (DTD) as a shopping and dining destination, with many new and planned additions– to Marketplace, West Side and now Hyperion Wharf – being outsourced (non-Disney) restaurants.All these changes have led me to wonder about whether DTD dining is good enough to be the anchor of a Disney retail and restaurant experience. Similar to Allie’s question, “To Downtown Disney or Not,” I’ve started to ask myself, “Is it worth traveling to DTD … [Read more...]





How Disney Dining Made My Trip

Me and My Best Friend at Citricos

The summer before my September 2010 trip Disney was offering a great deal. “Free Dining Plan” they said. Awesome! Except I wasn’t eligible. Or so I thought!  When I first booked my trip the cast member signed me up the deluxe dining plan.In case you’ve never heard of the deluxe dining plan the rules for it go a little something like this: 3 meal credits a day and 2 snack credits a day per person per night of your vacation. Meaning for my 7 day 6 night Disney vacation I was able to have … [Read more...]